Gary Lewis Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Dec, 2019
Facts of Gary Lewis
Date of Birth: 1946 , July-31
Age: 73 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Gary Lewis
Birth Name Gary Lewis
Father Jerry Lewis
Mother Patti Palmer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician
Net Worth $10 million
Married to Donna Grow
Divorce Sara Jane Suzara
Siblings 5
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Gary Lewis is an American musician best known for being the leader of the 1960s pop band, Gary Lewis & the Playboys.

Lewis, who was previously married to Sara Jane Suzara from 1967 to 1970, has currently been married to Donna Grow.

Born to Comedian Father and Musician Mother

Gary Lewis was born on July 31, 1946, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of American, to parents Jerry Lewis and Patti Palmer, under the birth sign Leo.

His father was a comedian while his mother was a singer with the Ted Fio Rito Orchestra. He was raised along with five siblings, Joseph Christopher LewisAnthony Joseph LewisRonald LewisScott Anthony Lewis and Christopher Joseph Lewis.

On his 14th birthday in 1960, Lewis received a set of drums as a gift.

Formed Gary Lewis & the Playboys band at Age 18

Gary Lewis was only 18 years old when he formed Gary and the Playboys (now known as Gary Lewis & the Playboys) along with four other friends.

CAPTION: Gary Lewis & the Playboys SOURCE: Rich Spina

Lewis was first the drummer of the band and the singing duties were done by guitarist Dave Walker. Lewis later started working as a lead singer of the band.

Film Appearances

Gary Lewis appeared but uncredited in a movie made by his father, The Nutty Professor, in 1963. He has also appeared as a singer with his dad in Rock-A-Bye Baby in 1958. He sang "The Land of La-la-la" in the film.

He also was seen in the 1965 comedy film, The Family Jewels, in 1965.

Whopping Net Worth of $10 Million

Gary Lewis is one of the most renowned and veteran American musicians. He has added a huge amount of money to his bank account throughout his music career.

According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Lewis has a whopping net worth of $10 million.  He owns an expensive drumset which costs around $10,000.

The exact salary of the Gary Lewis & the Playboys member has not been disclosed yet but according to a website, the average salary of a musician is $20,000 per month.

Married Sara Jane Suzara After Donna Grow Divorce

As we mentioned earlier, Gary Lewis is a married man; the musician has been married to Donna Grow since 2003.

It's unknown when and how the relationship between the two started but the husband-wife duo, as per the report, is living happily together.

Additionally, Lewis was previously married to Sara Jane Suzara; the couple tied the knot in 1967 and but the two got a divorce three years later in 1970.

 

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